Items tagged with medical cannabis

Item title Description
Support for marijuana legalization has hit an all-time high [24.03.2016] A survey released by the University of Chicago finds that a record-high percentage of Americans – 61 percent – say they support marijuana legalizatio ...
New Zealand's 'cannabis crisis': smokers confirm chronic shortage [17.03.2016] New Zealand suffers from a chronic shortage of marijuana. The “catastrophic” situation was first reported on by Don Rowe, a staff writer at The Spino ...
Marijuana advocates say ‘next fight’ is legalizing storefront dispensaries [24.02.2016] The federal government should use a court decision ordering it to rewrite the rules on medical marijuana as an opportunity to legalize the storefront ...
Canada’s medical pot producers set sights on recreational users [28.01.2016] Canada’s producers of medical marijuana are sitting on a seven-tonne stash of weed, with the inventory steadily growing as supply exceeds demand in t ...
Medical cannabis market shows growing pains [26.01.2016] The Czech Republic took a bold step back in 2013 when lawmakers agreed to legalise the sale of medicinal cannabis or marihuana. But the development o ...
Canadian investors show interest in local ganja [12.01.2016] Following the lead of several US states in holding referendums which have been supportive of reducing the legal restraints on the use of the drug, Ja ...
Medical cannabis set to hit pharmacy shelves [11.01.2016] Medical cannabis is set to hit pharmacy shelves in Israel in the form of cigarettes, cookies and oil, while the number of doctors permitted to prescr ...
Istiqlal party and PAM advocate the legalization of marijuana [30.12.2015] Ilyas El Omari, President of the Regional Council of Tangier-Tetouan and Al Hoceima, revealed that a group of researchers are working on a study abou ...
Colombian president signs decree to legalise medical marijuana [21.12.2015] Colombia’s President Juan Manuel Santos has signed a decree legalizing the growing and sale of marijuana for medical purposes, a dramatic shift in a ...
Justin Trudeau and the cannabis factory [18.12.2015] Many consumers obtain their marijuana through storefront "dispensaries", which have sprung up across Canada, encouraged by liberalisation in the Unit ...
'Grandma's magic remedy:' Mexico's medical marijuana secret [13.12.2015] When her legs ache, this Mexican grandmother rubs them with marijuana-infused alcohol. She is well aware the homemade remedy defies the country's can ...
Chile president: Marijuana no longer on ‘hard drug’ list [03.12.2015] Chilean President Michelle Bachelet has signed a decree that removes marijuana from the country’s list of hard drugs. The decree also authorizes the ...
Two months after Oregon legalization, pot saturation sends profits up in smoke [20.11.2015] Along North-east Sandy Boulevard in Portland, Oregon, there’s a stretch known as the “Green Mile”. Here, medical marijuana dispensaries are budding. ...
Colombia to legalize commercial sale of medical marijuana [11.11.2015] Colombia's government plans to legalize the cultivation and sale of marijuana for medicinal and scientific purposes, officials said in a surprise shi ...
Germany mulls state cannabis body for pain relief [31.10.2015] A so-called cannabis agency has been proposed in draft legislation put forward by the federal health ministry, the "Welt am Sonntag" newspaper report ...
Government awards third ganja research licence [26.10.2015] Canadian nutraceutical and pharmaceutical company, Timeless Herbal Care Limited (THC), which has operations in Jamaica, is the first private entity t ...
Cannabis research 'being stifled' by US government, says think tank [19.10.2015] In a new report, Ending the U.S. government’s war on medical marijuana research, researchers at the Brookings Institution call on the federal governm ...
Ganja ready for the big times [17.09.2015] Going by the announcement by Canada-based Timeless Herbal Care Limited (THC), Jamaica stands to benefit from a US$100-million deal to develop medical ...
Region should explore billion-dollar ganja industry, Caricom heads told [30.08.2015] The Caribbean Community (Caricom) is considered to have some 'competitive' advantage in the cultivation of the marijuana plant for medicinal purposes ...
‘Medical cannabis could be worth more to Israel than natural gas’ [15.08.2015] If Israel grew pot instead of peppers, said Dr. Tamir Gadot, CEO of pro-medical cannabis agricultural association Breath of Life, the economy would b ...
In ‘revolutionary’ shift, cannabis to be sold in pharmacies [26.07.2015] Deputy Health Minister Yaakov Litzman announced that pharmacies in Israel will be stocked with medical marijuana to ease the often arduous bureaucrat ...
Chile takes step toward cannabis decriminalisation [08.07.2015] Chile has taken a step forward in decriminalising the use of cannabis after the lower house of congress approved by a wide margin a bill that seeks t ...
It's official: Marijuana is medicine [30.06.2015] The nation's top medical organization released a major series of papers on medical cannabis last week in the Journal of the American Medical Associat ...
Studies find medical marijuana unproven to help many illnesses [22.06.2015] Medical marijuana has not been proven to work for many illnesses that state laws have approved it for, according to the first comprehensive analysis ...
Cannabis: The comeback of a banned medicine [22.06.2015] "When pure and administered carefully, is one of the most valuable medicines we possess,” wrote British physician John Russell Reynolds in 1890, prai ...
Ganja is our 'life blood' – western farmers [01.06.2015] With Science, Technology, Energy and Mining Minister Phillip Paulwell stating that Jamaica plans to become a world leader in exploiting the economic ...
Lib Dem leadership candidate Norman Lamb calls for cannabis legalisation [31.05.2015] The Liberal Democrat leadership candidate Norman Lamb has called for the UK to legalise, regulate and tax the sale of cannabis. The former care minis ...
Jamaica hoping to be world leader in medical marijuana [15.05.2015] The Government intends to make Jamaica a world leader on the medical uses of marijuana. Minister of Science, Technology, Energy and Mining Phillip Pa ...
Puerto Rico governor signs order to legalize medical pot [02.05.2015] Puerto Rico's governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla signed an executive order to authorize the use of medical marijuana in the U.S. territory in an unexp ...
The path to legalizing marijuana in Chile [19.04.2015] Chile’s Congressional Health Committee approved a bill that would modify the country’s current drug law, known as Law 20,000. The bill would allow up ...
Chile opens debate on marijuana bill [07.04.2015] Chile's congressional health committee approved a bill that would legalize the cultivation of marijuana for private recreational or medicinal use, se ...
Canadian company to tap into Jamaica for medicinal cannabis supply [04.04.2015] A Canadian company is seeking to tap into the Jamaican market for the supply of dried marijuana to the medicinal marijuana industry in Canada. Market ...
Critical updates needed in state marijuana laws [25.03.2015] Washington's experiment with legal recreational marijuana is "teetering on the brink" of a market failure. That is the candid assessment of Hayden Wo ...
Farmers encouraged to make use of ganja opportunities [18.03.2015] Small ganja farmers across the island are being encouraged to make use of the opportunities that will be available in the medicinal ganja industry. S ...
In Germany, it's a painstaking path to medical marijuana [05.03.2015] Only few Germans are allowed to smoke marijuana to relieve pain. But that all could change. The federal government wants to prevent citizens from bei ...
UN special envoy: ‘The current international control system for drugs has failed’ [03.03.2015] Marijuana will become an unavoidable policy issue for health watchdogs in coming years. Growing scientific evidence about the medical benefits and a ...
Lowe wants public sector cooperation on ganja [28.02.2015] Executive Chairman of Medicanja, Dr Henry Lowe, is urging a spirit of cooperation between government ministries and agencies involved in the developm ...
Why Canada is no longer a leader in global drug policy [26.02.2015] Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s statement about the failures of Canada's drug policy is mostly on point. It’s just the last bit he gets wrong: “I thi ...
Marijuana activists push legalization of medical cannabis in Costa Rica [25.02.2015] Pien Metaal, who follows Latin American drug law reform ... told The Tico Times ... that legalizing medical marijuana in Costa Rica “would clearly se ...
Ganja law gets green light [24.02.2015] The much anticipated amendment to the Dangerous Drugs Act, often referred to as the ganja law, has been passed in the House of Representatives of Jam ...
Senate passes ganja law [06.02.2015] The Senate debated for nearly five hours about the Dangerous Drugs (Amendment) Act, 2015, which was later passed with five amendments. The legislatio ...
'High time' for medical marijuana in Germany [03.02.2015] Federal Drugs Commissioner Marlene Mortler said that seriously ill patients should have access to cannabis through their health insurance provider. " ...
Ganja interests wary of internal business rivalry [31.01.2015] Despite strong ministerial and legislative signals, segments of the marijuana lobby are unsure that sufficient protections will be afforded to the pe ...
Israeli medical marijuana creates buzz but no high — will it go global? [31.01.2015] Israel has become a world leader in science on the medical uses of marijuana, and its producers could become major exporters of medical cannabis. But ...
Jamaica poised to relax cannabis laws [22.01.2015] The cabinet has approved a bill that would decriminalise possession of small amounts of cannabis and pave the way for a legal medical marijuana indus ...
Canadian lawyers scent profit as medical marijuana industry prepares to go legit [06.01.2015] Since 2001, Canada has allowed patients to grow their own marijuana or designate a grower to do so on their behalf, but a policy change established t ...
Medical marijuana finds crossbench backers in Australian parliament [05.01.2015] The campaign to legalise marijuana for medical purposes in Australia is gathering strength with a group of crossbench senators and MPs pushing for th ...
Austrian health agency exports cannabis [04.01.2015] Austria’s health agency AGES has revealed that the medical grade cannabis was sold to pharmaceutical companies which used it to make cannabinoid pain ...
Medical marijuana a challenge for legal pot states [02.01.2015] A year into the experiments with legal, taxed marijuana sales, Washington and Colorado find themselves wrestling not with the federal interference ma ...
Is Obama finally ready to dial back the war on drugs? [31.12.2014] As Obama embarks on the third year of his second term, here are some of the ways in which Obama has begun to deliver on his promises of a more ration ...

::

Page 6 of 11